intellectual giftedness

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intellectual giftedness

An innate, personal aptitude for intellectual activities that cannot be acquired through personal effort or learning.
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"She stands apart: brilliant, highly gifted, radical, but never complacent."
He found Dadap "a highly gifted artist and a staunch nationalist," while Espejo was "soft-spoken, progressive and talented."
As this is a highly gifted category, as well as one ripe for impulse self-purchases, especially during the hectic holiday season, consumers continued to gravitate towards...
Dana was a highly gifted youngster with a passion for karate, who represented Great Britain in the martial art.
Moran is a highly gifted writer; many of the passages in the novel are brilliantly crafted and quite memorable.
The Post would then be free to use its own reporters, many of whom are highly gifted, to do in-depth reporting about important issues, a rarity in the world of Twitter dee and Twitter dumb.
I know that there are a number of young and highly gifted players with the team who are playing with the national team and I am ready to use my experience for the good of my team and my younger colleagues.
The Bogota-based orchestra is rather young, but incredibly spirited and filled with highly gifted musicians.
Mahmood said all three of them are highly gifted players, but they need to change their mindless approach towards batting.
Ceulers is essentially an experimental painter who is already highly gifted in his ongoing research.
He comes closest to another highly gifted, overexuberant ex-Harvard man, Thomas Wolfe, whose voluminousness he certainly has." JOHN SIMON, NEW YORK TIMES, 9/29/1991
Some wet-fly anglers are highly gifted and have the power to predict what is about to happen.
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